L'école des femmes
Publish date: September 2nd 2004
Pages no: 193
Edition language: French
, Read For School
, 17th Century
Part farce, part romance, part psychological study a la [b:Othello|12996|Othello|William Shakespeare|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1327871225s/12996.jpg|995103]. There's some amount of goofiness about this play, but there is also a real truth here about how love and sex can can lead us...
What is Comedy? What makes us laugh in theatre? A great deal has been written about this and this review could not do the concept justice. But reading and watching recently a performance of Molière’s L’École des Femmes raised the matter in front of my eyes.In this play, which as most of Molière’s ...
Can't wait to see the play. This is a hilarious attempt by a man to control a woman's thoughts and feelings by keeping her stupid and uneducated. Doesn't work, of course. Written in 1662, the play is surprisingly fresh and modern. It shows that the relationship between man and woman hasn't chang...